Bechtler By Night: Opera Recycles
LOCATION: BECHTLER MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
FRIDAY, AUGUST 17 FROM 5 - 9 P.M.
BECHTLER BY NIGHT
The artwork on view at the Bechtler is meant to be shared with the entire community, and the museum delivers on that commitment by opening the galleries for free to the public every third Friday of the month. Combine that with interactive art activities, games, live entertainment and a full bar and you’ve got Bechtler By Night!
Opera Carolina's Opera Recycles program will bring fun and fashion to the Bechtler during the August edition of Bechtler By Night. Gorgeous and intricate dresses are hand-made from unused Opera Carolina marketing materials, giving them a vibrant new life. Don't miss these extravagant creations, as well as the Bechtler galleries, free to the public from 5-9 p.m.!
Bechtler By Night lets you experience the museum galleries for free from 5-9 p.m. every third Friday of the month. Gather friends and view the extensive Bechtler collection under the cover of the night sky!
Test your knowledge of the Bechtler, Charlotte's arts scene, and general trivia with Bechtler Trivia in the lobby! There will be two sessions at 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., with prizes for the top teams. Of course, Bechtler Trivia is free to play!
- Free Admission from 5-9 p.m.
- Exhibitions on View: 2 - Alfred Manessier; 4 - Wrestling the Angel
- Gallery games and scavenger hunts
- Bechtler BINGO - Raffle prize!
- Enjoy light bites and a cash bar
- Lobby: Opera Recycles Couture Display, Bechtler Trivia, Yarn Art
- Classroom: Opera Recycles Activity - Adorn a collaborative upcycled Bechtler dress, create your own upcycled accessories (bowties, pins, earrings)
- Featured Cocktail: Tom Collins (lemon juice, sugar, gin seltzer)
#BechtlerByNight occurs every third Friday of the month, from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Admission and museum activities are free. Small plates are available for purchase. There will be a cash bar serving wine, beer, spirits and nonalcoholic beverages.
- Monday10am - 5pm
- Wednesday10am - 5pm
- Thursday10am - 5pm
- Friday10am - 5pm
- Saturday10am - 5pm
- Sunday12pm - 5pm
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